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Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

 
Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal) from 570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia

DESCRIPTION:No. 44832
Mineral:Opal (var. Crystal Fire Opal)
Locality:570 km north of Addis Ababa, Wello (Wollo), Delanta Plateau, Tigray, Ethiopia
Description:Unusual formation of rough transparent amber-colored opal with conchoidal surfaces that reveal a transparent interior that has a white Jelly-bean-shaped internal nodule. The outer layers of the nodule have bright green to orange fire (play of colors). Total weight 112.5 carats
Overall Size:30x28x26 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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